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Published: Tuesday, Oct. 22 2013 6:35 p.m. MDT

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Gone fishin
PAC Country, WA

Thank you Chris for the prediction on a BSU win. Since your predictions are very seldom correct this means that BYUI will win. We appreciate the support.

Raleigh, NC


Mcallen, TX

Boise State doesn't have the offense Houston does.

BYU 38
Boise State 17

West Point , UT

This will be another test to see just how much progress BYU and TH have made. If BYU can minimize the mistakes and TOs they had against Houston, I think they win this going away. If they don't, BSU wins it and continues the ofer of Utah schools against them.

The Solution
Dayton, OH

I expect a good and close game. Unfortunately, BSU as had a bit of the Utah effect where they are able to get inside our players' heads. Matt Payne never missed easy field goals, but he did on the smurf turf resulting in a one-point loss. Last year Riley Nelson couldn't score--yeah he was hurt--but usual he would a way to score at least some points.

This year we have a healthy QB with a ton of good receivers, an amazing RB, an effective kicker, and a guy who is still itching to take a kick return to the house without a penalty being called. There will be points on the board this year. The question how many and how will our defense do?


West Valley, UT

With BSU losing their starting quarterback I would give BYU the advantage, but their backup quarterback has been proving he may be better than the starter. With BSU in the MWC USU will cheer for them that is the nice thing about being in a conference.

New to Utah

This game reminds me a lot of the Boise State vs Oklahoma game in the 2007 Fiesta Bowl.Nobody gave BSU a chance because they were playing Oklahoma with Adrian Peterson no less. This game was a classic because BSU met Oklahoma's athleticism and coach Petersens hook and ladder and then statue of liberty got them the victory. BYU should win this going away but having watched BSU dismantle USU in Logan with real intelligent play I think it will be close. Also BSU plays incredible on national TV. I don't know that the youth of the Bronco's can match the experience and size of BYU for the full game. I honestly have no idea how this game will turn out but it is a game that I'm going to watch.

Syracuse, ut

I will be there cheering my head off....GO COUGS!!!!!

Spokane Ute
Spokane, WA

@Worf and Cougar76

What does USC have to do with the Boise St vs. BYU game? Are you really that infatuated with Utah? Stay on topic.

Murray, UT

I think the line is about right on this one, BYU by 7. BSU backup is a good runner but appears to be more of a dink and dunk thrower. BYU has defended well against running QBs and I expect that will continue. What it comes down to imo is QB play in this one and I believe BYU has the advantage with Taysom.

Go Cougars!

Salt Lake City, UT

I can't say who will win yet. Is a PAC 12 referee crew doing the game?


Boise does not have the talent as in years past. This should be an easy victory for BYU. The current point spread is BYU favored by 7. BYU should win this one by 21 at least.

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